Market updates on grain products with up-to-date price trends
Grain Products
Sep 21, 2022

Bulgur: export quota suspended

GAZIANTEP. Exporters have successfully campaigned for the suspension of the export quota for bulgur in Turkey. They are also quite satisfied with the export performance in August.
Grain Products
Aug 24, 2022

Bulgur: exporters call for restrictions to be lifted

GAZIANTEP. At a meeting of sector leaders, exporters pleaded for restrictions and the export quota for bulgur to be lifted. The deputy trade minister is not averse to this.
Grain Products
Jul 20, 2022

Bulgur: no exports without imports

GAZIANTEP. A new import regulation is to ensure that food safety is guaranteed in Turkey. Global problems such as the Ukraine war, climate change and pandemics are to be counteracted in this way.
Grain Products
Jun 8, 2022

Bulgur: Turkey keen to gain market shares

GAZIANTEP. As Turkey is the leading producer for bulgur and demand has risen steadily in recent years, the prospects for the export market are excellent. With the world desperately looking for ways for wheat to be shipped from Ukraine to prevent a hunger crisis in poorer countries and India imposing an export ban for wheat bulgur has certainly gained additional attention.
Grains
May 19, 2021

Cereals daily: Eastern Europe's crops increase tremendously

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. China surprises with further import demand. COCERAL updates its EU production forecast. Algeria announces a new wheat tender.
Grains
Apr 21, 2021

Cereals daily: massive market turbulence

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. Wheat prices shoot up again, corn, barley and rye also increase, in some cases quite strongly. France buys Romanian wheat. Weather markets and price speculation cause tremors on the stock exchanges.
Grains
Apr 1, 2021

Cereals daily: strong price movements before Easter

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. The USDA quarterly report surprises the market and the export market also recovers again after yesterday's price drop. Algeria's wheat tender surprises the market players.
Grains
Mar 17, 2021

Cereals daily: major blow in Russia

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. Grain prices continue to fall on the physical markets. Russia's change of course on customs policy is apparently causing surprise. China continues to buy more corn.
Grains
Feb 25, 2021

Cereals daily: Russia's cold snap in focus

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. The wheat and corn markets are showing signs of recovery. Russia's cold spell is the focus of the grain markets.
Grains
Feb 1, 2021

Cereals daily: selling pressure in Russia

CHICAGO/PARIS. The pressure is on in Russia to sell wheat before the new export tariffs apply. China cannot get enough corn. Meanwhile, the weather spells bad news in Brazil.
Grains
Jan 29, 2021

Cereals daily: exporters in Russia desperate to ship

CHICAGO/PARIS. Exporters in Russia are desperate to ship before the new export tariffs apply. The Euronext has issued a new wheat future from Ukraine. China has stepped up purchases in the corn market.
Grains
Jan 28, 2021

Cereals daily: imports will be required in Europe

CHICAGO/PARIS. Analysts are convinced that the wheat market in Western Europe will require imports to stabilise prices. China is, meanwhile, driving the corn market.
Grains
Jan 27, 2021

Cereals daily: buyers under pressure

CHICAGO/PARIS. China's high import rate for corn has taken the market by surprise. Grain importers are covering on a short term basis. Egypt is, however, keeping a low profile.
Grains
Jan 26, 2021

Cereals daily: new export quotas in the Black Sea

CHICAGO/PARIS. A new outbreak of the African swine fever has been witnessed in southern China's Guangdon province. While Ukraine has decided to implement a new export quota for corn, Russia has lifted the export quota for wheat.
Grains
Jan 18, 2021

Cereals daily: imports may hamper speculations

CHICAGO/PARIS. Russia's gamble with export tariffs is driving up the wheat market sharply. Imports from Canada and Australia, where there are abundant supplies, could easily put a cap on this. The situation is similar for corn.
Grains
Jan 13, 2021

Wheat: surge in prices

CHICAGO/PARIS. Wheat prices have surged in France, Germany and the Netherlands. Rumour has it that Russia's intended export tariffs will far exceed expectations. Egypt has, meanwhile, cancelled the most recent tender.
Grains
Dec 18, 2020

Cereals daily: consternation over Russia's export tariffs

CHICAGO/PARIS. Buyers feel that Russia's export tariffs on wheat are a slap in the face. Weather conditions, meanwhile, spell distaster for corn production in South America.
Grains
Nov 30, 2020

Cereals daily: France prioritises exports to China

CHICAGO/PARIS. China has released wheat reserves and is buying barley. The high prices for wheat and corn have put off many buyers and have prompted demand to shift to other cereals. Mills have withdrawn from the market, while the concentrated feed industry still has to buy.
Grains
Nov 27, 2020

Grain: global production estimates sharply revised

CHICAGO/PARIS. New export and production estimates have been issued for wheat and corn in the Black Sea Region and the EU along with revised IGC production estimates. Attention is shifting more and more towards 2021.
Grains
Nov 25, 2020

Cereals daily: weather conditions spell disaster

CHICAGO/PARIS. Drought like conditions in parts of the US and a heat wave in South America are driving up prices. Russia may introduce an export tax. Germany's Christmas trade has started much earlier.
Grains
Nov 24, 2020

Cereals daily: emerging crises on the Black Sea

CHICAGO/PARIS. While there is doubt about Russia's export quotas, Ukrainian producers are threatened with a wave of lawsuits for non-fulfilment of contracts.
Grains
Nov 19, 2020

Cereals daily: market ups and downs

CHICAGO/PARIS. New data on China's hog market has given wheat and corn a lift. Buyers are keeping a close eye on China's activities, Russia's export strategy and any shifts in supply.
Grains
Nov 18, 2020

Cereals daily: unbeatable prices in Australia

CHICAGO/PARIS. Millers and livestock feed suppliers are looking for more favourable prices for wheat, corn and other cereals in Western Europe. Exports are running relatively smoothly with arrivals from Australia expected to create a backlash soon. China has cut back in corn imports.
Grains
Nov 11, 2020

Cereals daily: Chicago responds to bullish corn forecast

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Nov 10, 2020

Cereals daily: vaccine against coronavirus brightens mood

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Nov 6, 2020

Cereals daily: China buys more wheat in France

CHICAGO/PARIS. Exports are driving the wheat market up in Western Europe and the Black Sea. Much hinges on demand in China. Speculations are rife over a possible restriction of exports for corn in Ukraine.
Grains
Nov 5, 2020

Cereals daily: paradigm shift in France

CHICAGO/PARIS. The wheat market has taken a surprising turn. A new export trend is emerging in France, where producers intend to grow more wheat. Corn exports may be restricted in Ukraine.
Grains
Nov 4, 2020

Cereals daily: China imposes import ban on Australian wheat

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Oct 29, 2020

Cereals daily: EU market hit by panic

CHICAGO/PARIS. Traders in France report that the new national lockdown announced by President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday has given rise to panic in the market. Germany will also impose a lockdown as of Monday. Bars, cafes and restraurants are once again forced to close, thereby spelling bad news for wheat and for corn.
Grains
Oct 21, 2020

Cereals daily: situation remains highly tense

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Oct 14, 2020

Cereals daily: strong pressure on prices from the Black Sea region

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Oct 8, 2020

Cereals daily: rise in coronavirus infections prompts stockpiling

CHICAGO/PARIS. As global coronavirus infections are surging many countries are building higher grain inventories. Wheat and corn are in high demand as the impact of the second coronavirus wave remains uncertain.
Grains
Oct 7, 2020

Cereals daily: buyers pull out of market

CHICAGO/PARIS. Concerns are rising over drought-like conditions in leading wheat producing countries. Buyers are currently pulling out of the market in Western Europe. Traders anticipate a decline in stocks in the corn market.
Grains
Oct 6, 2020

Cereals daily: excessive price demands may turn sour

CHICAGO/PARIS. Frustration is mounting over unrealistically high prices for wheat and corn in Western Europe. Australia and Canada may take advantage.
Grains
Sep 16, 2020

Cereals daily: wheat prices decline

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Aug 4, 2020

Cereals daily: prices are likely to fall

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 30, 2020

Cereals daily: French exports support firmer prices

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 27, 2020

Cereals daily: wheat quality is mainly good

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 23, 2020

Cereals daily: German wheat harvest further expanded

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates, including prices for wheat in Germany and first informations about quality.
Grains
Jul 21, 2020

Cereals daily: higher yields put pressure on Western Europe's wheat price

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 15, 2020

Cereals daily: larger wheat crop in Australia

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 14, 2020

Cereals daily: high imports from Canada

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates, including new import and export data.
Grains
Jul 13, 2020

Cereals daily: lower estimates for wheat crops

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates, including information on the WASDE report for wheat and corn.
Grains
Jul 8, 2020

Cereals daily: bad weather conditions in Ukraine

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates, including harvest results from France and Ukraine.
Grains
Jul 6, 2020

Cereals daily: USA expect heat wave

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates of the trade, including price trends from Ukraine.
Grains
Jun 18, 2020

Wheat: markets tend to be firmer again

FRANKFURT. The wheat markets showed a slight upward trend at midday. Good harvest progress in the USA, but record levels of new coronavirus infections are weighing on the market. Crop expectations remain higher on the Black Sea, and Ukraine's export prospects are better than feared.
Grains
Jun 18, 2020

Cereals daily: price decline continues

FRANKFURT/PARIS. The wheat harvest in the USA is progressing well and yields in the southern part of Kansas are better than expected. The harvest situation in the Black Sea region has also improved. The prices for the new crop are being discussed. The closure of the German slaughterhouse in Rheda-Wiedenbrück shows once again that the coronavirus crisis is far from being over in Germany as well.
Grains
Jun 17, 2020

Corn: record high coronavirus infections in the USA

PARIS. The corn markets weakened noticeably in the USA. Corn prices in Western Europe remained surprisingly stable, with prices continuing to plummet, not so much because of the crop rating for US corn as because of record levels of new coronavirus infection in six US states. US brokers warn that the Covid-19 pandemic is far from being over. Unfortunately, there have now been new infections among employees of the slaughterhouse Tönnies in Germany.